Senanque Abbey (Abbaye de Senanque) and lavender fields, Gordes, Provence, France, Europe  by Gavin Hellier for Stocksy United

Senanque Abbey (Abbaye de Senanque) and lavender fields, Gordes, Provence, France, Europe

Lavandula (common name Lavender) is a genus of 39 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is native to the Old World and is found from Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, southern Europe across to northern and eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, southwest Asia to southeast India. Many members of the genus are cultivated extensively in temperate climates as ornamental plants for garden and landscape use, for use as culinary herbs, and also commercially for the extraction of essential oils.

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